Public History and Heritage, M.A. | University of Derby | Derby, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
14700 GBP/year
6550 GBP/year
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About

Prepare for an exciting future promoting a better understanding of the past. The new Public History and Heritage programme from University of Derby offers a compelling combination of work experience, practical training and academic research.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • Develop both intellectual and professional skills for leadership roles in the public history, heritage and cultural industries
  • Study in a historic city and county, surrounded by visitor attractions including country houses, museums and industrial archaeology
  • Gain practical experience of the heritage industry, with work-based consultancies to enhance your employability
  • Build your networks and undertake fascinating real-world projects, drawing on our links with local, national and international heritage organisations
  • Explore public history and heritage at a global level, underpinned by our partnerships with universities overseas
  • Be inspired by our dedicated, enthusiastic teaching team, including historians who are published experts in their field and heritage professionals with vast industry experience

With a dynamic and innovative curriculum, our new MA programme enables you to focus on the role of history in the public sphere and equips you for careers ranging from museum curation to heritage education.

Careers

MA Public History and Heritage graduates typically go on to pursue a wide range of careers in roles such as museum curator, archive professional, heritage educator and academic researcher.

Because the MA combines practical work experience with a masters level dissertation based on thorough academic research, you will have a broad and flexible portfolio of skills to impress potential employers.

This Public History and Heritage programme from University of Derby could also be the springboard for taking your studies to PhD level. The abilities you gain in independent learning, research and communication on the MA will prepare you well for the challenge.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Politics of History
  • Current Debates in Global Heritage
  • Curation and Conservation in the Digital Age
  • Understanding Audiences and Audience Development
  • Funding, Marketing and Heritage Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Our entry requirements are a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject or relevant professional experience in the heritage sector.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    6550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6550 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

UK: £730 per 20 credits (Part-time)

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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